Lot 83
  • 83

A German silver small book binding, late 17th century

Estimate
7,000 - 10,000 USD
Sold
7,250 USD
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Description

  • apparently unmarked
  • silver, paper
pierced and engraved with flowering foliage on covers and spine, matching clasps, fitted with a book of prints from the Old Testament, by Christiana and Magdalena Küslin, Augsburg

Catalogue Note

The printers of this book were the granddaughters of Mathias Merian, whose engravings were the basis of the famous Amsterdam Haggadah of 1695.
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